34 min

Episode 3: The Birth of American Music 1619

    • News

Black music, forged in captivity, became the sound of complete artistic freedom. It also became the sound of America. On today’s episode: Wesley Morris, a critic-at-large for The New York Times.

“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.

This episode contains explicit language.

Black music, forged in captivity, became the sound of complete artistic freedom. It also became the sound of America. On today’s episode: Wesley Morris, a critic-at-large for The New York Times.

“1619” is a New York Times audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones. You can find more information about it at nytimes.com/1619podcast.

This episode contains explicit language.

34 min

Top Podcasts In News

Tortoise Media
BBC Radio
BBC Radio 4
The Guardian
LBC

More by The New York Times

The New York Times
The New York Times
New York Times Opinion
The New York Times
New York Times Opinion
The New York Times